ANNOUNCEMENT 25 May 2012

In May 2012, the Russian Government introduced amendments into the List of Equipment Eligible for VAT-Free Imports.
 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

2

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 2 liberalising

SOURCE

Government of Russia, Decree N520 dated 25/05/2012, "О внесении изменений в перечень технологического оборудования (в том числе комплектующих и запасных частей к нему), аналоги которого не производятся в Российской Федерации, ввоз которого на территорию Российской Федерации не подлежит обложению налогом на добавленную стоимость" (On introducing amendments to the list of technological equipment (including components and spare parts for it), analogues of which are not made in the Russian Federation, the import of which into the territory of the Russian Federation is not subject to value added tax), http://www.consultant.ru/cons/cgi/online.cgi?req=doc&base=LAW&n=130450&dst=1000000001&date=11.09.2019

Entry into Force: Russian Federal Customs, Letter dated 6 June 2012 N 01-11/28361, http://www.consultant.ru/cons/cgi/online.cgi?req=doc&base=LAW&n=131363&dst=100003%2C1&date=11.09.2019

Inception date: 09 Jun 2012 | Removal date: open ended

Internal taxation of imports

On 25 May 2012, the Russian Government amended the List of Equipment Eligible for VAT-Free Imports.

The Government expanded  the list with the tariff line 8421 39 800 0 (Gas treatment system for electric arc furnace).

According to the Russian Customs, the Decree enters into force on 9 June 2012.

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AFFECTED PRODUCTS

 
Inception date: 09 Jun 2012 | Removal date: open ended

Internal taxation of imports

On 25 May 2012, the Russian Government amended the List of Equipment Eligible for VAT-Free Imports.

The Government included: 

  • tariff line 8477 20 000 0 with "co-extrusion blow molding machine VAREX (R) manufactured by Windmoller & Holscher KG", and
  • tariff line 8477 80 990 0 with "extruder / laminator ROTOMEC RX400 F1300 / 400TD". 

According to the Russian Customs, the Decree enters into force on 9 June 2012.